How to Install Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop on VMware Workstation VM Easy Visual Guide

November 28, 2016 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop on VMware Workstation VM

The Tutorial Shows You Visually and Step-by-Step How to Install Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS GNU/Linux 32/64-bit Unity Desktop on VMware Workstation.

And this Guide for VMware Workstation Ubuntu 16.04 Virtual Machine Installation explains in details Each Steps involved.

Furthermore, included instructions on How to Quick Start with Ubuntu Linux and Install VMware Tools.

Finally, Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Come with Some New Features:

  • Unity 7 desktop
  • Kernel 4.4+
  • Host of Updated Applications
Install Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop on VMware Workstation VM - Featured
  1. Download Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Desktop i386/amd64:

    Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial ISO
  2. How to Create a VMware Workstation VM from Linux ISO

    Creating a Linux VM
  3. Run the Virtual Machine

  4. Click on Install Ubuntu

  5. Prepare for Installation

    Eventually Select the Third Party Software installation

  6. Here You can Simply Take the Defaults

    Or Opt for a LVM SetUp…

  7. Setting Up Country and Time Zone

  8. Select the Keyboard Layout

  9. User SetUp

  10. Eventually Log-In on Ubuntu One

    Ubuntu One is Good for Synchronizing Your Stuff on All the Ubuntu Devices…

  11. Then Start the Installation and Auto-Configuration

  12. Once done ReBoot into the Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Desktop!

    If the Re-Boot is Lagging then Select Re-Start from the VMs Menu…

  13. How to Quick-Start with Ubuntu System and Software:

    Linux Ubuntu Quick-Start
  14. How to Install VMware Tools for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial:

    VMware Tools Installation Guide
  15. Easy Tip: Use the Dash to Start Looking for Extra Stuff on Ubuntu :)


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